Custom application development is becoming more critical than ever for the success of your business. In today’s business world, companies are looking for an edge that can help them beat the competition – and custom applications are often the solution.
Amazon is the undisputed king of cloud computing. The corporate giant has leveraged their enormous data centers and quickly turned their Amazon Web Services into one of the most powerful and flexible cloud-based hosting platforms in the world.
Information controls everything in a modern company. As businesses continue to implement more wide-ranging software solutions and rely on integrated IT infrastructures, enterprise software integration (ESI) is becoming more and more important. ESI (sometimes known as Enterprise Application Integration) is a specialized IT field that uses middleware applications to connect critical business software systems to one another and allow easy transfer of data between disparate applications.
It was just over a decade ago that Youtube made its debut, introducing a wealth of video content to an internet landscape that finally had the bandwidth and speed to support it. Ever since then, a video has been an important form of digital content. From entertainers like PewDiePie to educational and informational videos like Moz’s Whiteboard Friday, a video is a major component of many companies’ content marketing strategy.
When your company needs a software program that’s capable of handling a particular set of tasks, the natural question that arises is “Build it or buy it?” In some cases, robust software or software-as-a-service platforms are already available to provide the features your company needs, especially for functions that are largely shared among companies across a variety of drastically different industries. There are plenty of CRM platforms and accounting software suites on the market.
Americans, impatient by nature, aren’t enlightened by the unnecessarily long wait times at hospitals or clinics. Many make quick visits between lunch, have other functions to attend, and simply don’t like being told to wait – emotionally, humans operate on short fuses when not attended to immediately. One author goes as far as calling the aura of waiting rooms similar to that of Greyhound bus stations.
There was a time when “the little guy” had a serious disadvantage when compared to the major industry players. We believe that’s no longer true. As we’re looking across the landscape at the 1.5 million nonprofit organizations registered in the U.S alone, we’ve started to notice a trend. Lately, the best stories aren’t coming solely from big corporations. Some of the most innovative solutions we see these days are happening in the neighborhood charities and the community-based organizations.
A lot has changed since the inception of the World Wide Web. Non-interactive, consumption-oriented pages became more user-friendly and engaging. Websites nowadays have handed the power over to the users who type, click, and swipe their ways through the pages, looking for what interests them.
If you’re like many companies, you’ve gradually accumulated a variety of software systems to handle different tasks in different departments of your company. In many cases, the separate software used by each department can create a “silo” effect, with minimal communication between departments.
In small business, there are a myriad of different marketing tools available today. These can include management aids, time tracking, document management, social media posting tools, or even automated content posting. While all tools have their inherited perks, none enjoy as much success as Hubspot.
If a picture paints a thousand words, then a video is worth 1.8 million words per minute. If you ever had any doubt that video is taking over the internet, just look at how much video content people consume on a regular basis. Whether they watch videos for entertainment or information purposes, people are using this medium more than ever before.